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Apr 8, 2010 6:00am EDT
that there were no explosives on board. >> the search for four missing coal miners in virginia could resume today. a vigil was held last night to honor the 25 miners who lost their lives during an explosion. >> today 3 began with crews working on the mind. >> we are focused. it is what it is. this is what we are dealing with right now. it is nothing compared to what the families are going through. >> as the rescue effort continues in the mountains of west virginia. >> it is very scary. >> we a learning more about what happened inside at the time of the blast. >> it became -- one survivor spoke about the incident. >> there was very severe wind, dust, dirt, debris blowing. >> he just started his shift. it quickly became clear that the dozens of his friends had been trapped. >>these guys are still in there. [crying] a lot of my very good buddies. people do not understand the camaraderie between coal miners. >> a bond that will close to 300 in the streets yesterday. they had a silent march in honor of those lost in those still missing. >> nobody understands what it is like coming from a coal mining t
Apr 1, 2010 6:00am EDT
of the first potential drilling sites is off the coast of virginia and many republicans are calling that decision to drill an economic godsend but will baker.s out waters off the virginia site feed into maryland's ecosystem and said it will introduce a host of new pollutants into the bay and the potential for a disastrous oil spill. >> all of the mr. crabs born in a year or 90% of them could be affected by a bad spill. that could wreak havoc for watermen and crab lovers for a decade to come. >> others shared similar concerns. we'll have more on that coming up live at 6:30. mindy, back to you. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of president obama's decision to open up coastlines to offshore drilling? email your response to, again, that's >> today the obama administration is requesting that new rules to build more fuel-efficient vehicles become final. >> the new rules will be phased in by 2016 requiring cars and trucks on america's roads to get 35.5 miles a gallon. that's a nearly 50% increase. p
Apr 6, 2010 6:00am EDT
overnight. the deadly mine explosion in western virginia. >> 25 have been killed, making it the deadliest accident in more than 25 years. the remaining four missing miners. here are the late breaking details. >> overnight, the news from this west virginia mine only got25 have been confirmed dead. it was after a massive composure -- explosion. it occurred monday afternoon. rescue teams poured into the remote areas in the west virginia mountains. >> we have seen a bunch of rescue teams go by. >> crews are pushing through the rubble after the blast, ultimately confirming the fears of so many waiting above ground. adding to their frustration, words that the effort to find four more miners has been put on hold. the condition inside the shaft is too dangerous to continue their search. >> if another explosion had occurred, we would have lost 50 rescuers. it would have been something unfathomable. >> all we can do as a community is come together and pray. we are all coal mining families. >> families that understand the real dangers of the job. they have no way of coping with what has happened her
Apr 7, 2010 6:00am EDT
going on this year. this will take some time. nbc news, west virginia. >> and our coverage continues on our website we will examine what steps are being taken to make sure the laws governing coal mining are safer. >> the u.s. army is pulling the welcome mat on several fast food afghanistan. they want to terminate burger king, pizza hut,and t.g.i. fridays , because they take up valuable resources like space and water. they want to remind soldiers they are in a war zone and not an amusement park. that brings us to our watercooler question of the day. what do you think about the army pulling these restaurant chains from bases in afghanistan? email us your response to >> 63 degrees on tv hill. coming up, the bloomberg business report. >> and life-threatening conditions in brazil. >> big changes could be on the way to the iphone. we will tell you what that could mean for users. >> we are wielding power source this morning hanging out for the pilot day this weekend. -- pirate day this weekend. >> the overnight fire is >> good wednesday morning to you. we
Apr 15, 2010 6:00am EDT
virginia avenue at al ba my road a watermain break there with some lanes closed and this one aberdeen eastbound 22 at route 40, watch for a right-lane closure continuing with the repair work. 11 minutes your drive time to be west side. seven minutes on 895 south from the 95 merge to the harbor tunnel toll. 95 at 395, problem-free, although volume is starting to build. and we switch to a live view 29 at broken land parkway. looking very good at this hour. that's the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> our big story this morning, new details in the videotaped beating of a college student at the hands of virginia coun police. >> now a second officer is suspended. 11 news reporter jennifer franciotti live in our studio with more on that. good morning. >> good morning. this case has drawn national attention. one of the reasons is because this video is so clear. in the video you see a student being beaten repeatedly by police, 21-year-old jack mckenna is seen celebrateing the temperatures win over duke when he is stopped by officers on horse back and they beat him repeatedly even after he is dow
Apr 16, 2010 6:00am EDT
in washington. the president moves on mine safety after a report suggesting that west virginia explosion in the death of 29 miners may have been avoidable. >> we're live at the sugar loaf craft festival this morning in timonium, and now talking ceramics, and we're watching someone actually make a pot. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us. meteorologist tony pann has a quick look at the forecast on this friday. >> good morning, everyone. it's going to feel like summer today. the temperatures are in the upper 50's to around 60 right now. we're going to hit 0 this afternoon. there's one front parked off to our north in pennsylvania. you can see a couple of showers developing along that front, 20% chance you'll run into those today, but with a southwest wind going like that, it's going to be dry and seasonably warm. things are going to change over the weekend. there's a big chang coming up, and we'll talk about that when i come back. for now, to the news desk. >> our big story this mornings a murder inves
Apr 2, 2010 6:00am EDT
plan. u.s. taxpayers were hit. massachusetts, rhode island, and virginia have until may 11 to file returns and make 2009 ira contributions. positive economic data as well as manufacturing encouraging investors to buy stocks ahead of the holiday weekend. that is business at the new york stock exchange. that was the bloomberg report. >> the orioles are still fine- tuning their lineup. julio lugo has returned to the bench. he will provide experience back up for the starting shortstop. >> another check on weather and traffic straight ahead. >> and the latest revelation of hand-held technology. many are anxiously awaiting the release of the new apple i've pad. >> and do not forget to enter the water cooler question of the day. do you think tattoo ads on ocean city buses would tarnish the town's famiy-friendly environment? email your responses to >> take a look at the winning lottery numbers from last night. from every john deere that's come before it. and it's available with 133 easy-to-install attachments, including the most popular one of all. ♪ >> could morn
Apr 21, 2010 6:00am EDT
in richmond and the southern part of virginia. the temperatures will be held back. we will be lucky to get up to 60 degrees. there are a couple of systems. we will have to keep the chance for a couple of showers in the forecast. after that, it should clear up. we're in the 40's for the most part. upper 50's to around 60 degrees for high temperatures. sunrise, and up in a few minutes. off and on rain showers. take an umbrella. mostly cloudy skies. rain showers ending early tonight. 40's tonight. during the day tomorrow, another front will come through. this one will be dry. milds with temperatures in the mid 60's. we will throw some rain into the picture. not the best forecast over the weekend. thursday it looks like a nice day. clouds thicken up on friday. a decent chance for some rain coming in on friday and on saturday. it will get warmer sunday and monday. we will see some showers with a high temperature close to 70 on sunday. let's check the roads with sarah. >> we do have one problem spot if you travel in java at 152 at pulaski highway. -- if you travel in joppa. 50 miles per hour and st
Apr 27, 2010 6:00am EDT
their headquarters to maryland. they have opted to relocate to northern virginia. the company is one of d.c.'s largest employees with 21,000 local workers. >> there is the adoption of the arizona immigration law. there is a call to have the law repealed is discriminatory. they are calling on businesses to boycott the state. the mexican president says the law could cool regulations with the state. critics say it violates people's constitutional rights. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think arizona's new immigration law violates people's constitutional rights? e-mail your reponse to >> 6:08. coming up, the mornings financial news. >> walmart is slapped with a lawsuit that could cost billions. they're taking it very seriously. >> nearly a mile below sea level, they are trying to cap a natural disaster off the coast of the louisiana. >> there is some drizzle and fog from the storm system that is pretty complex. it is moving out of here later today. >> a little bit of drizzle is creating problems. we have an accident in the city. >> welcom
Apr 30, 2010 6:00am EDT
the capacity to inspire other people to do the best they could. " she was born in richmond, virginia. she excelled in academics and led the national council of negro women for decades. tributes in words that included a not too were a signature style of colorful hats. >> she loved her flowers, hats, her daily sweet potatoes. >> we came to love her. we loved her stories and we loved her smile, and we loved those hats that she wore like a crown. >> a final farewell to a woman ahead of for its time. >> a tremendous example for women. . 6:28. there is much more to come in our next half hour. >> immigration reform could be coming to maryland. >> >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning and welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us. john collins has a quick look at the forecast. >> the sun is out. the temperatures are temperaturesto 10 degrees warmer -- the temperatures are five to 10 degrees warmer than yesterday. >> could immigration bill back to come to maryland? >> the answer could be yes. jennifer franciott
Apr 9, 2010 6:00am EDT
new information in just a few hours. >> jay gray, nbc news, raleigh coun, west virginia. >> well, we may be nearly a week spot 2010 baseball season but for many orioles fans the season kicks goo full swing today. after playing their first three games on the road they return for the home opener against the toronto blue jays. the o's arrive on a high note after winning last night against the rays. keith will have more and sandra shaw will join us with a look at how camden yards is preparing to welcome the team and its fans far brand-new season. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the 2010 orioles will fare better than the 2009 ball club? you can email your response to >> the time is now 6:70, 49 degrees on tv hill. coming up the morning's financial bloomberg record. >> and his jones for a cigarette sent national security officials into a frenzy. the mideast diplomat who started this whole security scare, what will he face? >> and looks like "oprah" isn't leaving tv just working a little later. we'll tell you what her future plans
Apr 12, 2010 6:00am EDT
people were killed in that crash. it will be an equally somber scene in west virginia today as a moment of silence will be observed to honor the 29 miners killed in last week's deadly accident please. governor joe manchin and his wife will participate in a wreath laying ceremony to honor the meaners later today. a blast is the worst u.s. mining disaster since 1970. and more than two dozen firefighters have been injured battling a massive blaze in lower manhattan overnight. the fire started at this six-story building late sunday night, and 2 quickly grew to seven alarms. 255 firefighters had to be called in to battle the blaze, which spread to two adjacent buildings as well. incredibly, this fire was brought under control in just a matter of hours. so far, no word on a cause. >> in this morning's consumer alert, after holding steady last week, gas prices are back on the rise, moving ever closer to the $3 per gallon mark. the national price for a gallon of regular rose five cents friday. here in maryland, a gallon will now cost you an average $2. 4, just opinionies more than last week. th
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